Crash of F111 1987 near Tenterfield

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Many years ago, as we travelled from Brisbane to Tamworth to visit family, Jack would often tell me and the kids about the crash of an F111 into the hills near Tenterfield which killed both pilot and navigator on impact and totally destroyed the F111.  Well, as Jack and I visited the sights around Tenterfield on Thursday we saw a lady on a ride on mower out in the middle of no-where and wondered why she was mowing this section of land.  Then Jack noticed the monument so we pulled up for a look and discovered it was where the F111 crashed and this monument now stands as a memorial to the 2 young men who died in 1987.

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